CLEVELAND — RTA Interim CEO Dr. Flounsay Caver and East Cleveland Mayor Brandon King held a news conference on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to discuss availability of free Wi-Fi at RTA buses and transit stations.
Buses from the Hayden District, the CSU Line, as well as the HealthLine and Trolleys, will have Wi-Fi starting in September. RTA expects eight buses per day will come on-line, with buses from the Triskett District and Paratransit to be added later in the fall.
Rail cars will have Wi-Fi starting in January.
The stations and transit centers already with Wi-Fi include:
- Tower City Station: rotunda waiting areas, platforms adjacent to waiting areas
- Cedar University Station: interior bus waiting area, rail lobby
- East 55th Station: lobby, outdoor platforms
- Louis Stokes/Windermere Station: interior lobby, rail platform and bus loop
- Southgate Transit Center: interior lobby
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center: interior lobby, first two bus lanes
The Cedar-University Station and the Puritas-West 150th Station are in the process of getting Wi-Fi.
Sites planned to get Wi-Fi include West 65th Street station, West 117th Station, Brookpark Station and Superior Station.